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After Senate Passes the Bi-Partisan Great American Outdoors Act, Environmental Group Urges House to Take It Across the Finish Line

WASHINGTON, DC — Starting today, billboards in 10 cities across the US, including San Francisco, Mt. Pleasant (SC), Parsippany (NJ), Scranton (PA), Glen Allen (VA), Virginia Beach, West Jordan (UT), Lansing (MI), Langhorne (PA), and Boise (ID), will go up urging members of Congress in those districts to protect our parks and public lands by passing the Great American Outdoors Act. Earlier this month, the Senate passed the bi-partisan Great American Outdoors Act with more than 70 votes.

Fitzpatrick announces bipartisan bill to remove toxic chemicals from federal water project sites

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers would be required to determine if contamination from per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) exists at any of its facilities or operating sites under a bipartisan bill introduced by U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA).

“As co-chair of the bipartisan PFAS Task Force, I will never hesitate to hold the government accountable if it fails to follow through on its responsibility to protect public health,” Rep. Fitzpatrick said.

Fitzpatrick & Delgado Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Identify PFAS Contamination at Federal Water Infrastructure Projects

LANGHORNE, PA—Today, June 15th, 2020, U.S. Representative Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) and Antonio Delgado (NY-19), both members of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, announced bipartisan legislation to require the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to determine if there is any PFAS contamination on any of their facilities or operating sites. The bill also requires the Corps to identify the contaminants and their plan to clean up contaminated sites.

Fitzpatrick Joins Bipartisan Colleagues to Introduce Legislation to Fully Fund the LWCF, Protect Public Lands

LANGHORNE, PA—Today, June 4th, 2020, Representative Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01) joined a bipartisan group of Members in introducing H.R. 7092, the Great American Outdoors Act. This landmark legislation would fully and permanently fund the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and work to repair maintenance issues in our national parks.

Fitzpatrick Joins Over 100 Legislators in Bipartisan Call for Economic Relief for Outdoor Recreation Industry

LANGHORNE, PA— Today, Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01), joined over 100 legislators to request strong funding in future COVID-19 economic relief legislation for federal programs that serve as the foundation of the outdoor recreation industry —a critical sector that provides jobs and economic support to many local communities across the country.

Pa.’s Fitzpatrick Leads U.S. House in Bipartisanship, New Rankings Show

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-1st District, lives and breathes bipartisanship, down to the color of his clothes.

Earlier this month, the two-term lawmaker from suburban Philadelphia donned a purple tie and joined a group of Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. House to listen as President Donald Trump delivered the annual State of the Union address.

Fitzpatrick Calls for Rockhill Quarry Closure Ahead of Friday News Conference

Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick on Thursday echoed a state lawmaker’s earlier calls to close the Rockhill Quarry over asbestos concerns.

Fitzpatrick, R-1, of Middletown, demanded federal and state agencies take corrective action against the quarry, reiterating the call for the closure first made by state Sen. Steve Santarsiero, D-10, late last week.

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